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[Pierce-Arrow automobile]

Description: Photograph of Pierce-Arrow automobile on a dirt road traveling to San Francisco, California, on a touring trip taken sometime around 1911 or 1912. Man is seen on the driver's side of the vehicle.
Date: [1911, 1912]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Pierce-Arrow automobile]

Description: Photograph of a Pierce-Arrow automobile splashing through a water puddle and kicking up mud as it travels down a dirt road. An oncoming automobile with headlights on is visible in the distance.
Date: [1911..1917]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Pierce-Arrow automobile in front of store]

Description: Photograph of a Pierce-Arrow automobile with a small triangular flag bearing the words "Orange Texas" parked in front of "The Oriental Drug Store" on a city street. The drug store has these words printed on its window--"Drugs, Cigars, and Soda Water" and " 'The National Smoke' La Preferencia 10 cent Cigars." Men are standing on the sidewalk and one man is standing behind the vehicle. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Pierce-Arrow automobile stopped in field]

Description: Photograph of a Pierce-Arrow automobile in the middle of a field on a flat plain on the Great Divide. Herbert Herman Fiedler is looking under the hood of the car and two passengers are seated in the back of the vehicle, including Mrs. Frances Ann Lutcher. The vehicle has a broken clutch and a sprung valve. An American flag is visible on the right side of the car. The shadow of the photographer can be seen in the bottom foreground of the photograph. Handwritten on the back of the photo, "On the Great Divide August 27th 1918 A broken clutch collar + valve spring - "
Date: August 27, 1918
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Pinkie D. Johnson, Marshall Educator]

Description: Mrs. Pinkie D. Johnson Williams was an English teacher, counselor and school administrator in Marshall. Born (date unknown) and reared in Marshall, she completed Bachelor and advanced degrees at Wiley College. She did graduate work at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado. Beginning her teaching career at the rural Jonesville school in Harrison County, she moved after one year to Central/Pemberton High School in Marshall, where she remained for 40 years, until her retirement. Students dedicated the 1955 PHS yearbook to her. She was also a representative to a White House Conference during the FDR administration. She died February 12, 1963.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Pinkie D. Johnson, Marshall Educator]

Description: Mrs. Pinkie D. Johnson Williams was a Marshall educator for 40 years. Born (date unknown) and raised in Marshall, she completed Bachelor and Master degrees at Wiley College and then studied at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado. She taught English at Central/Pemberton High School before becoming assistant principal there. She was honored by having the 1955 yearbook dedicated to her. She also was representative to a White House Conference during President Roosevelt's administration. She died February 12, 1963.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

["Pioneer Woman" by Leo Friedlander, 1938]

Description: Sculptor Leo Friedlander created the work "Pioneer Woman," located on the TWU campus. This student project analyzes and documents the artwork with: photographs, a description, an account, a biography of the artist, and a bibliography. Students in the group: Summer Baldwin, Sandy Chen, Chris Coggin, Ryan Gaw, Jennifer Johnson, Corey Korn, Angie Kyle, Mary Payne, Rachel Rogerson, Elizabeth Sutton, Diana Zaky.
Date: 2007
Partner: UNT Libraries

Pittman Street and Grove Road, 1968, Richardson, Texas

Description: Intersection of Pittman Street and Grove Road, looking northeast. Taken from Pittman Street, the photograph shows the NW corner of the "T" intersection (Pittman Street terminates). At the corner is the street sign, a fire hydrant, and a support cable for a utility pole. That corner of the intersection has concrete curbs and sidewalks. To the east of Grove Road is a large, cut/mowed. field. One small clump of trees is on the left, and a small area of un-cut grass/crop is on the right. The elevated railroad is on the horizon. Just visible above the hydrant is the railroad underpass on Frances Way. Low, long, light-colored roofs are behind the left portion of the railroad. Just left/north of the underpass, behind the railroad, is a water tower.
Date: November 25, 1968
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Pittman Street, East from Abrams Road, 1959, Richardson, Texas

Description: Pittman Street, 300 block, looking east from Abrams Rd. The streets are blacktop with no curbs or sidewalks. Utility poles on the right/north side of Pittman carry lines to houses on both sides of the street. The home partially visible on the left has a television antenna attached. An alley, proceeding right/north, with a culvert, is on the right/north of the street. Large trees line the eastern portion of the street as it approaches the horizon.
Date: August 1959
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Pittman Street, West from Abrams Road, 1959, Richardson, Texas

Description: Pittman Street, 400 block, looking west, from Abrams Road. This block of Pittman is paved, with curbs. Five houses are visible on the left/north side of Pittman. The houses with the white roofs were built ca 1953. The house with the darker rook has a chimney. The 300 block of Pittman, in the lower left corner, is blacktop, with no curbs. A school zone sign and the street sign are at the NE corner of the intersection.
Date: August 1959
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Planetarium]

Description: Black and white photograph of the planatarium on the campus of Richland College. Originally had a copper top. [Replaced twice?] There is a small treee in front of the planatarium and a campus building to the right.
Date: 1971
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Plaque Reception at Walter Hall Park]

Description: Photograph of Walter Hall and an unidentified man holding up a plaque given to him at the Walter Hall Park dedication ceremony. The plaque has a clear glass panel and a black frame. It holds three pieces of gold-bordered paper that are set in the frame individually.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Plaque Reception at Walter Hall Park]

Description: Photograph of Walter Hall holding up a plaque given to him at the Walter Hall Park dedication ceremony. The plaque has a clear glass panel and a black frame. It holds three pieces of gold-bordered paper that are set in the frame individually. An unidentified man in a blue-gray suit watches him from behind a wooden podium. A few people seated behind Walter Hall are partially visible.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library